Manager - Technology Risk Consulting

Technology, Risk, Consulting, Management

Your new company

Our client is an industry leading firm that serves clients on a variety of specialized projects that help them to work smarter, grow faster and compete better.
  • Leveraging our collective skills, experiences and industry knowledge, the company helps clients identify and respond to the risks associated with the use of technology: internal information systems and applications, business processes and controls, large projects, data, third-party reliance and impacts of new emerging technologies to name a few. If you have a proven ability to lead and provide value in this field, we’re looking to grow with you as a Manager in our Technology Risk Consulting practice.
  • This opportunity is fully remote and work is managed from our Ottawa location (hours in EST)
  • 6 month contract position
Why join our contract workforce?
  • Interesting work: Deliver work that matters to you. We provide the opportunity to get involved in highly technical, complex and interesting projects where you can leverage your specific skillset and expertise to add value.
  • Enrich your skills: Access to best-in-class technology, market intelligence and resources to advance your unique technical skills and expertise. Work alongside diverse, passionate and highly skilled professionals working together to drive innovation.
  • Flexible opportunities: Find projects that match when and where you want to work.

Responsibilities

As a Manager within our Technology Risk Consulting practice, you will lead a diverse and multidisciplinary team of technology and business consultants within a fast-paced environment. Within our team, no two days are the same and you thrive in this type of environment! Aligned with your diverse skills and experience, you'll provide strategic advice and guidance to clients on matters related to technology to senior stakeholders, including:
  • Managing and mitigating risks and challenges presented by new and emerging technologies across a range of different organizations.
  • IT in the external audit - the delivery of technology expertise in support of external audit engagements
  • System transformation - understanding the risks of new system and then managing the risks of implementation from design to implementation or conversion.
  • Service organizational controls reporting - advising clients on SOC readiness and delivering the annual attestation (i.e. SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3)
  • IT Internal Audit - advising through projects to address risk and bring value through topics such as IT risk assessments, IT governance, third party risk management, privacy, business resilience and continuity, project risk, cyber security, cloud adoption and security, block chain
  • IT internal controls advisory - supporting the IT testing to assess internal control over financial programs, as part of IPO readiness reviews, SOX engagements (NI 52-109, SOX 404), etc.
  • Data and analytics - unlocking the value of data to bring new insights and potential to decision making
  • To deliver projects, you will:
    • Collaborate across multiple stakeholder groups, both internally within our firm and externally with clients, to drive successful delivery of projects on time and on-budget while focused on delivering value.
    • Plan and lead delivery of our services at clients leveraging our proven methodologies and tools.
    • Participate or lead in in all aspects of service delivery including conducting research, performing technical testing, conducting interviews, writing reports, communicating regularly with clients and resources, performing quality reviews of work for other team members, etc.
  • You will play a key role in people management and talent development by:
    • Leading engagement teams comprising a diverse range of technical and functional skills and provide coaching to successfully deliver for our clients and achieve desired outcomes.
    • Serving as mentor and performance manager for junior staff focused on harnessing and growing their potential as future leaders.
    • Remaining committed to growing your own skills, knowledge and capabilities.
  • As a member of our management team you will play an active role in:
    • Driving business profitability on managed engagements.
    • Driving new business growth through business development activities and relationships, identifying, promoting our services in the business community through presentations, pursuing opportunities and proposal development.
    • Championing our internal risk management processes by ensuring quality through your reviews and project oversight.

Qualifications

  • Canada security clearance (Reliability or Secret), or the ability to apply and secure it.
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in leadership, supervising teams and/or managing projects.
  • You have 5 to 10 years of relevant experience in assessing information technology or business process risks ideally within a large organization or consulting/advisory practice.
  • Completion of relevant professional certifications are preferred (e.g., CPA/CA/CMA/CGA, CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CGEIT, PMP, CRMA, CIA).
  • Relevant post-secondary education.
  • Strong understanding of existing and emerging technology risks (cloud computing, agile development, data analytics, etc), controls, approaches to respond or mitigate these risks and audit principles with the ability to tailor the approach and application based on project and stakeholder needs.
  • Understanding of relevant standards and frameworks such as COBIT, COSO, NIST etc.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Summary

Job Type
Contract
Industry
Banking & Financial Services
Location
Ottawa
Specialism
Cyber
Pay
Competitive Salary
Ref:
1094367

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Soufyane Douraidi, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Montreal (EN)
Suite 850, 1555 Peel St

Telephone: 5145561689

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